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October 3 – 4, 2023 | The Sunset Room, National Harbor, Maryland



This senior level educational and networking Summit is designed as a highly interactive forum that provides an interchange of in depth knowledge and serves as a catalyst for collaboration across large built environments that share the common goals of:

Integrating smart, data-driven capabilities in a usable way to help support energy optimization goals throughout the design, build, retrofit and maintenance phases. These sectors include:

Higher Education,  Hospitals and Healthcare Systems, Corporate Campuses/ Large Buildings, and Federal Facilities. 

The highly curated two-day agenda offers senior level panels, plenary sessions (no tracks!), 5 hours of dedicated networking and live technology and solution demonstrations onsite.



*Over 30 Speakers*

Confirmed Speakers for 2023 Include :

Matthew Steine, P.E.
Senior Vice President, Construction and Facilities Services
Novant Health


Bonita Dukes
Vice President, Facilities Management
Clark Atlanta University
Gerry McGillian
Vice President for Operations
Columbia University 
Walter “Wally” Ludwig, P.E.
Director, Public Works
Marine Corps Installations Command HQ
Xavier Rivera Marzán
Executive Director for Utilities & Energy Management
University of Texas Austin

Stanley Nolan
Interim Vice President, Facilities Operations
University of Connecticut
Jonathan Hunley
System Director of Infrastructure
Bon Secours Mercy Health

Michelle Slovensky
Intelligent Campus Program Manager
National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Andy Woommavovah
System Director, Facility Management, Construction, Energy and Infrastructure
Trinity Health (HQ Michigan)

Mary-Ann Ibeziako 
Assistant Vice President Infrastructure and Chief Sustainability Officer
Virginia Tech
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Hossam Kassab, P.E.
Energy Program Manager
Washington Headquarters Services, DoD
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Kevin Turner
Director of Engineering and Utilities
Georgetown University
Darlene Pope
President, North America

Christopher Frenz
Information Security Officer/AVP of IT Security
Mount Sinai South Nassau
Donny Walker, P.E.
Newcomb & Boyd 
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Mahmoud Shouman, P.Eng, SmartScore AP
Division Lead, Building Intelligence
Jaros, Baum & Bolles

This is my second year in attendance. Not only have the speakers and subjects been incredible but these are the most forward thinkers in the goals of  ESG,  Sustainability and Resiliency I have met to date.  Our firm met some state-of-the-art technology suppliers and are moving forward with them to better our campus building management. This type of discussion is the way we will be successful as leaders in our industries to attain ESG and sustainability / Resiliency goals. -  Senior Director Design and Construction, Howard Hughes Corporation.

Exceptional professionalism. I very much enjoyed the level of engagement by your attendees...Thank you for the opportunity to conduct what we call “Knowledge Transfer” - Director, UCSD

A superb program. I have been attending utility/energy sessions, of widely varying sizes, for over 35 years. Your work ranks with the best I have experienced - District of Columbia, Department of Energy and Environment

I very much enjoyed the event. Compliments to you on organizing… very well done indeed - Manager, Duke Energy

Past RSC Summit Participants Have Included:

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Strategy and Planning of Facility, Campus and Building Stakeholders:

  • Establishing the end goals of facility, campus and building stakeholders towards their energy ecosystems. What are the desired outcomes that stakeholders are trying to achieve and why /how would a digital solution support these goals?

  • Who are the key offices and stakeholders that are bringing brought together internally for decision making regarding the business model, financial investment and implementation strategy needed for new data-driven capabilities to support energy optimization?

  • How do we choose what and where to digitize given our current Master Plans / Operations that include a mix of old and new build ? What do we expect a “smart” building to achieve?

  • Workforce training : considerations and planning to ensure current workforce can and will utilize digital solutions in an effective and efficient manner

  • Understanding industries’ emerging business models: from “as-a-service” models to cloud hosted, IDL or single pane of glass options.

  • CRE: Utilizing data - centric tools in CRE to support energy optimization. What insight or process improvements are we trying to achieve? What is our approach to avoid drowning in meaningless data as we begin to apply more advanced digital capabilities to our buildings.

  • How the AEC community is (or would like) to use advanced data capabilities in the early design, engineering and construction phases related to supporting the energy optimization needs of their clients: from upgrading legacy systems to developing new ‘smart’, experiential driven, net-zero buildings and facilities

Technical Focus:

  • How far can the data currently take us? Honest broker conversations on what current digital solutions can really do for energy optimization and where are the operational impediments? What does an “AI” capability in energy management mean?

  • Cyber security strategy: what you need to have in place in order to improve resiliency and security of  connected data systems. What customers need to require from their vendors and what data governance processes should owners ensure are in place?

  • How to measure system level energy use and carbon emissions to better inform ESG strategy and operational goals

  • What is the operating backbone needed to integrate new solutions into current digital and physical infrastructures: how to converge ‘energy data’ with other building data including workplace management

  • Data scientist perspective: How far can the data currently take us? What does a digital system need to include in order to really do meaningful levels of predictive or perspective analytics to support energy optimization? What does “AI /ML” really mean in this context?

  • Data governance: Who owns and accesses the data, and where should the data reside and why?

  • How to make data user friendly: bringing together large, disparate data sources across assets for real time visualization: what do users really need to “see” (and not) in order to make informed decisions and ensure their use of the system?

  • Digitals twins for energy optimization in facilities: what, why, and how

  • Data driven asset performance, predictive maintenance and health analytics: what capabilities and techniques do you need for real-time processing for incident detection and/or prevention and post incident response analysis.


Gain Education & Insight

For facility, campus and building energy stakeholders, you will walk away with knowledge gained from our senior-level speakers and attendees to help you improve the energy optimization of your built environment. For industry innovators, you will walk away with a deep understanding of the current challenges, needs, and initiatives across a variety of stakeholders from federal, state, and private sectors, and learn about where you solution or service may be best applied.

Build Partnerships

The Summit is designed to bring together a variety of stakeholders from across multiple sectors in order to expand professional networks and forge partnerships  with persons you may not have necessarily had to the opportunity to engage with yet. You will also have the ability discover the latest technologies and trends driving driving solutions for energy optimization in the large built environment across the Nation during our ample networking time throughout both days.


Share your own insight and knowledge during our interactive sessions. Designed as an interactive ‘Town Hall’ forum, all  attendees are encouraged to engage in dialogue and discussion with each other and the speakers during each session.

Presented By:

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Contact Us

General Inquiries:

Christopher Elliott
Senior Marketing Manager

Sponsor & Exhibit:

Monica Mckenzie
Senior Partner